|The World's Painters Since Leonardo - James William Pattison|
This scan of the 1906 Cornell University Library book "The World's Painters Since Leonardo: Being a History of Painting From the Renaissance to the Present Day" by James William Pattison includes plates of great paintings and art, sa well as a lovely overview of painters in general. Highly recommended, it's a wonderful addition to any collector's library, with particularly good coverage of the Impressionists...
Keywords: Gen X; Art; Art History; Paintings; Painters; The Impressionists:
|Writings of Oscar Wilde - OSCAR WILDE|
QUOTE from THE YOUNG KING: And when the Bishop had heard them he knit his brows, and said, 'My son, I am an old man, and in the winter of my days, and I know that many evil things are done in the wide world. The fierce robbers come down from the mountains, and carry off the little children, and sell them to the Moors. The lions lie in wait for the caravans, and leap upon the camels. The wild boar roots up the corn in the valley, and the foxes gnaw the vines upon the hill...
Keywords: Robert Ross; How They Struck a Contemporary; The Quality of George Meredith; Life in the Fallacious Model; Life the Disciple; Life the Plagiarist; The Indispensable East; The Influence of the Impressionists on Climate; An Exposure to Naturalism; Thomas Griffiths Wainewright; Wainewright at Hobart Town; Cardinal Newman and the Auto biographers; Robert Browning; The Two Supreme and Highest Arts; The Secrets of Immortality; The Critic and his Material; Dante the Living Guide; The Limitations of Genius; Wanted A New Background; Without Frontiers; The Poetry of Archaeology; The Art of Archaeology; Herod Suppliant; The Tetrarchs Remorse; The Tetrarchs Treasure; Salom anticipates Dr. Strauss; The Young King; A Coronation; The King of Spain; A Bull Fight; The Throne Room; A Protected Country; The Blackmailing of the Emperor; Covent Garden; A Letter from Miss Jane Percy to her Aunt; The Triumph of American ‘Humor’; The Garden of Death; An Eton Kit-cat; Mrs. Erlynne Exercises the Prerogative of a Grandmother; Motherhood more than Marriage; The Damnable Ideal; From a Rejected Prize-essay; The Possibilities of the Useful; The Artist; The Doer of Good; The Disciple; The Master; The House of Judgment; The Teacher of Wisdom; Wilde gives directions about De Profundis; Carey Street; Sorrow wears no mask; Vita Nuova; The Grand Romantic; Clapham Junction; The Broken Resolution; Domesticity at Berneval; A visit to the Pope; THE HAPPY PRINCE; THE SELFISH GIANT; THE DEVOTED FRIEND; THE REMARKABLE ROCKET; THE NIGHTINGALE AND THE ROSE; THE BIRTHDAY OF THE INFANTA; THE STAR-CHILD; THE FISHERMAN AND HIS SOUL; THE TRIAL OF OSCAR WILDE; Frank Harris; Lord Alfred Douglas; Lord Queensberry; VICTORIA INSTITUTIONS